Author(s): Allen, Stan
Publication Summary: 1997
As a memorial tribute, Harry Blackstone speaks of his father, his childhood, and the carrying forth of the family tradition... "In His Words"; David Blaine gets a nod for his revolutionary Street Magic ABC special; World's Wildest Magic and All-Star T.G.I.F. Magic are covered in "TV Madness"; John Moehring reviews Las Vegas' Spellbound '97; David Charvet explores the use of twins in magic, including an "exposure" that Harry Houdini actually had an indentical brother. Trick-wise, Jon Racherbaumer has gathererd up the work on effects with rings, cards, Tic-Tacs, and cigarettes.